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TOURISM AND CORONAVIRUS

Almost all Greek Tourism destinations like Greek islands, Crete have demonstrated none or very low cases of coronavirus.

So, Greece and especially Greek islands like Crete can be characterised as safe destinations and can get ready to welcome guests, according to medical and other guidelines.

This year the main aim of businesses is to minimise the losses from the pandemic. The same applies for all tourism destinations.

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basic protection against the coronavirus and cure

According to the World Health Organization the following are basic protection measures against the coronavirus:

  1. Wash your hands frequently with an alcohol based hand rub or soap and water.
  2. Maintain social distancing at least 1 meter between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing. This is because you can breathe the droplets including the virus.
  3. Practice respiratory hygiene. This means cover your mouth and nose with your bent, elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose the used tissue immediately. Clean any surface that might have the virus and use gloves in human interactions and transactions.
  4. If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing seek medical care early in order to prevent spread of viruses and other infections.
  5. Stay informed and follow advice given by your national health care provider.
  6. If you have recently visited (past 14 Days) areas where covid-19 is spreading, stay at home. If you begin to feel unwell even with mild symptoms such as headache and slightly runny noise stay at home, until you recover.
  7. If you are affected by covid-19 inform your national healthcare provider of any recent travel or contact with travelers in order to direct you to the right health facility and prevent possible spread of virus.
  8. To avoid spread rumors, always check the source of information.
  9. Avoid crowded places or places where you might interact with people who are sick and places where the virus is present or is spreading.

For the latest health advice about covid-19 and other health issues visit www.who.int/COVID-19 and your national health organization websites.

In addition to W.H.O. guidelines, it is significant to find the cure for coronavirus. It is because this pandemic movement is estimated to spread more the following weeks. Thousands of patients and dead people will be added to the consequences of this pandemic movement. This is a global threat for humanity and it is proposed to fund with great generosity the foundation of a vaccine and the cure against coronavirus. Healthcare organizations and relevant medical staff have to be mobilized all over the world for this purpose.

I don’t want to be confirmed but coronavirus might be worse than a world war. The same applies for other deadly diseases like HIV, cancer and so on.

So the discovery of a vaccine or cure for coronavirus as soon as possible is the only solution in order to stop the consequences and return back to normal life.

Grand maxims and great quotes

Book “Grand Maxims and Great Quotes” by Michael Kassotakis. It is a collection and writing of maxims and quotes from the greatest authors, writers, leaders, and other people of our present world. It also includes personal maxims and quotes from the author.

Here are some samples:

1) for Olympic Games

The value of Olympic Games is not only the tangible assets but it is also the invaluable value of the intangible assets. Michael Kassotakis

2) for performance and unemployment

We apply 6 hour shifts with more employees for better performance and reduction of unemployment. Michael Kassotakis

3) for husband

My husband has quite simply been my strength and stay all these years and I owe him a debt greater than he could ever claim. HM Queen Elizabeth

4) for training

It’s all about training. You can do a lot if you are properly trained. HM Queen Elizabeth

5) for night and bed

Don’t act the prude to me darling. This night, let’s have a bath, some drinks with dried fruit and go to bed. Michael Kassotakis

6) for useful

If something is not true, good and useful I don’t want to listen to it. Socrates

You can buy the book “Grand Maxims and Great Quotes” by Michael Kassotakis at Amazon: (https://www.amazon.com/Grand-Maxims-Q…) and other points of sale. Other books from the same author are:

“Service Quality Within Hotels: Theory, Evaluation, Practice of Service Quality”

“Marketing Plan: Cretan Sports Association”

CLOSE FOR PERSONAL AND HOUSE CARE.

Countless hours of work have passed during the last 9 months for various reasons and the public good without taking any financial reward. I didn’t have the time to take care myself (e.g. leave neck and body aches and lose weight) and the house I am living. So, we close, I will spent the next 99 days for a combination of personal care, house repairs, house improvement and holidays in my home, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. Then we will see what happens.

E-BCR, Michael Kassotakis

https://www.e-bcr.com

The 28TH OLYMPIC GAMES IN GREECE

The 28th Olympic games were organised in Greece. The Olympic flame traveled for the first time in five continents.

In these games 201 National Olympic Committees, 10,625 athletes (4329 women, 6,296 men) participated, 301 events were organised, 45,000 volunteers offered free services and 21,500 members of media broadcasted them. It is worth noticing that members of royal families, chiefs of nations, chiefs of sports organisations, celebrities attended.

The opening ceremony took place at Olympic stadium in Athens, in 13th August 2004. The official opening of the games was made by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Konstantinos Stefanopoulos. The three first countries in medals were 1) USA (35 gold, 33 silver, 29 bronze, 103 total), 2) China (63 gold, 17 silver, 14 bronze, 63 total) and Russia (27 gold, 27 silver, 38 bronze, 92 total). Greece won 6 gold, 6 silver, 4 bronze medals, 16 total. The closing ceremony took place in 29th August 2004.

Even if the Games received some negative critics, concerning the cost, they finished with success and a positive net result. This is enforced by the fact that Olympic Games do not include only tangible assets but also intangible assets of great importance. So, The Olympic Movement was not the only reborn and advertised but also the history, culture and potential of the Hellenic Nation, when it is coordinated as a team.

e-bcr, Michael Kassotakis